Data Steward MQM

Job location:
Willebroek, Belgium
Created moment:
February 16, 2024
Job reference:
REQ - 07927

The Company

The world’s leading supplier of mineral-based specialty solutions for industry with 14,000 employees, operations in more than 40 countries, and €4.3 billion in revenue in 2022.
Imerys delivers high-value-added, functional solutions to a great number of sectors, from processing industries to consumer goods. The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in material science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. Imerys’ solutions contribute essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, absorption and water repellency. Imerys is determined to develop responsibly, in particular by fostering the emergence of environmentally-friendly products and processes.
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The Position

Data Steward MQM

Job Summary

Job description

Join the Opera Team! Do you want to accelerate your career and learn the state of the art ERP in SAP S4/ Hana. Broaden your market ability within Imerys and drive your career with the way of doing business in the future. Join the Opera Team now!

Part of the “Make IT#1” [the Imerys digital transformation program], the Opera project has been launched to consolidate ERP systems globally and deploy a core Model supported by S4/Hana ERP. This calls for an adaptation of its processes and Tools by designing the future common language, master data and processes of Imerys “Core Model”.

In this regard, Imerys is looking for a “MQM Data Steward” [MQM: Manufacturing, Quality, Maintenance] for Imerys Graphite & Carbon roll-out project (called Wave 11) with strong business and system skills to drive transformation and ensure fast process adoption particularly for the adoption of Opera.

Key player and important support for the project team (end Users, Key Users, Super Key Users…): 

Key player for the Rollout project:

  • Learn and become the on-site business reference on SAP Opera MQM flow.

  • Be a key player of the knowledge transfer process through coaching, and training.

  • Support and empower the MQM key users and end-users.

  • Work with the project team to help plants for a better and smoother Opera solution  adoption.

Prepare master data:

  • Coordinate the MQM master data preparation in line with the key stakeholders.

  • Support other plants if needed. 

  • Prepare and execute Data cleansing and transformation.

  • Fulfill manually requested templates for any data not “automatically” migrated.

  • Ensure a full alignment of Master Data build and OPERA Master Data guidelines. 

  • Support SKU and KU on Data validation.


W11 - Imerys Graphite & Carbon (more than 200M€ of revenue)

  •  3 industrial plants: BODIO (CH) ; Willebroek (BE) ; Terrebonne (CA).

Note: Bironico is also an administrative office and R&D lab.

Main MQM master data:

  • Manufacturing:

    •  Material Master.

    •  Bill Of Material.

    • Recipe.

  • Quality:

    •  Master Inspection Characteristics.

    •  Inspection Plan.

  • Maintenance:

    • Functional Location.

    • Task Lists.

    • Maintenance Plan/Strategy.

Location: Willebroek

Mobility: 15% (it will depend on project phases)


  • Education: Master in Industrial engineering

  • Experience: Work/Internship experience in industrial operations (Quality, Maintenance, Manufacturing) and/or in SAP (PP or QM or PM).

  • Computer skills: Highly capable of using Excel and Google Suite tools (Gsheet, Data Studio, Google App Script).

  • Language:

    - English:  Oral and written communication skills is mandatory

    - Dutch:  Oral and written communication skills is mandatory​

    Soft Skills:

    - Analysis and Problem Solving (business and system oriented).

    - Good communication skills.

    - Flexible attitude, ability to perform under pressure.

    - Self-motivated with the ability to work independently.

    - Fosters teamwork and cooperation (Team player).

Position Type

Full time


Intern (Fixed Term)

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To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.